Red Rocks Park & Amphitheater

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  • Red Rocks: Nature's concert hall in the Rockies

    Jan 23, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Unique rock formations. Excellent outdoor concert venue. Hiking, gift shop, and restaurant on the premises.
    Cons: Parking lots are scattered about - some hard to find. Amphitheater sometimes closed to public.

    Summary: Just west of Denver, CO there are great rock formations jutting out of the ground in haphazard fashion.  Some formations are large enough to form hills (Dinosaur Ridge) that are laced with dinosaur footprints, while other rocks are just strewn about ... read more

  • Backstage Tour at Red Rocks Amphitheater ~ Feel the Vibes!

    Aug 4, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Natural geologic beauty and amazing sound in this striking outdoor amphitheatre.
    Cons: Must pre-arrange backstage tour. Bring confirmation to avoid confusion. Tour Guide needs microphone.

    Summary: Belonging to the MTV generation (high school in the '80s) I distinctly remember watching the televised video "Sunday, Bloody Sunday", performed amidst driving rain at Red Rocks. That energetic U2 concert took place before the stage was covered by an ... read more

  • Terrible venue if you like music, for sightseeing it is great

    Jun 16, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful location Pretty when Denver has good summer evening weather.
    Cons: No band connection. Long connected benches. Bring seat. Bad acoustics.

    Summary: I have to laugh at the positive reviews given to Red Rocks. I live in Colorado Springs (60 miles away) from Red Rocks. It is located in a large, sprawling naturally beautiful park.. Stunning, natural red rocks frame the stage and the background. If ... read more

  • Every seat's a great one

    May 10, 2002 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Fantastic views, great sound
    Cons: Could be easier to get to

    Summary: Before I'd ever seen a concert at Red Rocks, I was told that there were no bad seats in the house. I didn't believe it until I went to check it out myself - and it's true. Even if you're sitting way back in the corner of the very last row, you'll still ... read more

  • Red Rocks... rocks.

    Nov 20, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful scenery. quiet, secluded location.
    Cons: None

    Summary: I've lived in Colorado for almost all of my life now and I'd have to say that Red Rocks Amphitheatre is one of the most beautiful sites I've ever seen here. I've grown up here and seen all of the Rocky Mountains and what they've got to offer and ... read more

  • Many different uses for Red Rocks

    Dec 31, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: go to concerts, or just look at the rocks
    Cons: no climbing allowed

    Summary: You can visit Red Rocks and do many different things. In my review I will tell you some of these things. My favorite thing to do there is concerts, of coarse. Iíve been to Red Rocks many times, but Iíve only been to one concert there. It ... read more

  • Perhaps natures finest stage!

    Sep 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Everything
    Cons: I couldn't stay forever

    Summary: Review Topic:  Sights & AttractionsFirst, a little background on Red Rocks. The name is fitting, there are two amazingly large, very red, and wonderfully acoustical rocks jutting up out of the rolling mountain side. They ... read more

  • Red Rocks - More Than Just Concerts

    Jul 11, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Beautiful Park - none like it.
    Cons: None

    Summary: I have been fortunate enough to grow up in Colorado and enjoy many concerts at Red Rocks. I began going to concerts in high school, and always considered it one of my hobbies. High School for me was back in the early 80ís. While much has changed in ... read more

  • Ultimate Concert Spot

    Jun 1, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: The best place in the country to see live music
    Cons: none

    Summary: I lived in Colorado for 4 years, and not too long after I moved there, I had the chance to experience Red Rocks for the first time. Fittingly enough, it was Boulder's own Big Head Todd and the Monsters playing and that night would forever change my view ... read more

  • the most beautiful concert site in the world

    May 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: breathtaking view
    Cons: not a lot to "do"

    Summary: Red Rocks - owned by the city of Denver, nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains - has been the home of the best concerts I have ever attended. The park isn't just about concerts, though. Any visit to the Rocky Mountains is not complete ... read more

  • Can't go wrong

    May 9, 2000 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Sound quality is sensational, best venue I've ever seen a live show at
    Cons: NoNE

    Summary: I spent a glorious June evening listening to WideSpread Panic in June '99 @ Red Rocks. It is by far the best place to see a concert. The natural beauty of the Amphitheater is breath taking. I sat in the upper portion and looked back on the scenery, ... read more

  • Almost Heaven - At Red Rocks

    Apr 2, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A Natural Wonder
    Cons: It Could Rain

    Summary: Red Rocks is the best place on earth for a concert. The natural setting is amazing. Beautiful, gigantic red rock formations surround the seating area and create a natural amphitheater with marvelous acoustics. The seating is situated so that ... read more

  • Spoiled by Red Rocks!

    Mar 4, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Inspiring beauty, excellent acoustics
    Cons: Hard climb up to the seats.

    Summary: I've lived here in Colorado since October of 1968. My very first concert was in about 1978, at our own gorgeous Red Rocks Amphitheater. The Moody Blues were performing that evening, under beautiful blue skies and warm weather. It's an incredible place to ... read more

  • A gorgeous venue for a concert

    Jan 26, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: spectacular views and great acoustics
    Cons: none

    Summary: This is the most beautiful place that I know of to see a concert. I have seen quite a few concerts, but none will compare to the shows that I enjoyed at Red Rocks. The outdoor amphitheater is in the city of Morrison an overlooks the city of Denver. I ... read more

  • Red Rocks. You can see Florida from here!!

    Jan 20, 2000 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Absolutely beautiful, no cost
    Cons: The air is thin

    Summary: When I took a business trip about a year ago to Denver, my boss told me that I had to take a couple of hours and drive to Red Rocks! I think it was the best advice he has ever given me. Red Rocks is one of the most beautiful places that I ... read more

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  • Majestic

    Jun 23, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: easy to find, beautiful view
    Cons: Restaurant was closed Memorial Day.

    Summary: Wonderful view, visitor center has 'museum' quality. My 7 year old is a huge music fan so we walked down to the stage. He was amazed that he could stand right where some of his favorite performers stood. ... read more

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